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Top 6 Festival Apps

Top 6 Festival Apps

30th June 2019
By Jodie Boyd If you went to a festival several years ago (I’m talking 10+ years), you had to stick with your festival tribe if you wanted to prevent being split up and lost. If you wanted to know all the timings for all the acts, then you relied on a…

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Getting to know: PORTOBELLO TENTS

Getting to know: PORTOBELLO TENTS

24th June 2019
By Jodie Boyd Inside a VIP Lotus Belle Tent (Photo credit: portobellotents.com)There's nothing quite like entering a beautifully-decorated tent containing a proper bed dressed with sumptious bedding, all set up so you can literally drop your bags and get out in the field. This is the ultimate luxury in festival glamping! Meet…

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Family Festival Checklist

Family Festival Checklist

21st June 2019
By Jodie Boyd (Interview with Thomas, aged 5)Thomas doing his 'Happy Feet' impression at Camp Bestival last yearEvery year, we get lots of parents asking us what they need to take to a festival with kids. Yes, the list is long but it’s important to be well prepared as having…

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What Festivals Can Learn from Extinction Rebellion

What Festivals Can Learn from Extinction Rebellion

25th May 2019
By Damon Culbert - The Juice GuruDamon Culbert works for The Juice Guru, a mobile juice bar supplier in the UK. The Juice Guru supports greener practices by using only compostable and recyclable products.What festivals can learn from Extinction RebellionExtinction Rebellion was formed to protest the global climate crisis and has grown into a…

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7 Festivals with a Social Conscience

7 Festivals with a Social Conscience

21st May 2019
By Jodie Boyd I'm a firm believer that festivals are for everyone and that everyone should benefit from the amazing musical, artistic, cultural, and social experiences that festivals offer. I also think that festivals can exist as a platform to raise social awareness of issues that affect modern day life such…

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Getting to know: UNPLASTICKY

Getting to know: UNPLASTICKY

1st May 2019
By Jodie Boyd It's always an inspiration to talk to like-minded people about plastic pollution and share ideas and tips about how we can reduce our plastic footprint. Meet Steph, who runs the awesome blog, Unplasticky, a source of practical and useful tips that have definitely helped me become more sustainable…

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8 Aftermovies of 2018 from Europe’s Biggest Festivals

8 Aftermovies of 2018 from Europe’s Biggest Festivals

9th April 2019
By Jodie Boyd If you love a big crowd and want to see on stage only the best artists in the world in your chosen genre, a large festival may be right up your street.There are some huge festivals in the UK but you don’t need to be confined to those…

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Biodegradable vs Compostable

Biodegradable vs Compostable

10th March 2019
By Jodie Boyd When you choose eco-friendly products and packaging, reusable is always the best solution but sometimes that’s just not feasible or even possible.Take glitter, for example – you might shower yourself in the stuff at festivals but once you clean it off, it’s gone (although you might find it…

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7 Amazing Festival Aftermovies of 2018

7 Amazing Festival Aftermovies of 2018

21st February 2019
By Jodie Boyd Do you want to remember the magic of the festivals you attended last year? Or have you still not decided which festival to go to this year? Well you're in for a treat as we've pulled together some of the best official aftermovies from UK festivals held in 2018.…

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10 Ethical Gifts for Valentine's Day

10 Ethical Gifts for Valentine's Day

10th February 2019
By Jodie Boyd According to research, British consumers spent £650 billion on Valentine’s Day gifts in 2018 and sales are on the increase every year. I dread to think how much plastic is produced and discarded from all those gifts!However, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be a big, expensive commercial affair.…

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Top 10 Family Festivals in 2019

Top 10 Family Festivals in 2019

27th January 2019
By Jodie Boyd Are you planning on a family festival adventure this year but not sure which festival is for you?We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite family festivals in 2019, from small boutique festivals to some of the bigger mainstream ones. They all have one thing in…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Natural Sunscreen

6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Natural Sunscreen

22nd June 2018
By Jodie Boyd Glorious sun, stay a bit longer (pretty please)! Well, so far, we’ve had a cracking summer and we’ve only just passed summer solstice (21st June was the longest day of the year and marked the official start of summer).The Met Office predicts next week (at the time of…

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Top 5 Music Festivals in Barcelona

Top 5 Music Festivals in Barcelona

27th May 2018
By Jodie Boyd I recently got back from an amazing birthday weekend in one of my favourite cities in the world, Barcelona. I love so much about this place – the food, wine, culture, history, architecture, and of course, the music. From cool bars playing some of the city's top DJs…

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3 Tips for a Plastic-Free Gin Festival

3 Tips for a Plastic-Free Gin Festival

29th April 2018
By Jodie Boyd What better way to start the festival season than by going to a gin festival? A guaranteed night drinking lots of new varieties of my favourite tipple more than made up for the lack of sunshine you’d expect, or at least want, at a festival.So off I headed…

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We're Going Drastic On Plastic

We're Going Drastic On Plastic

21st April 2018
By Jodie Boyd Pic ‘n’ Mix Festival Kit is joining over 60 festivals that have pledged to eliminate single-use plastics from their events by 2021. The Drastic on Plastic campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of plastics at festivals and provide consumers with information that encourages behavioural change when…

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